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  • 1881 Sheridan Road Evanston IL 60202
    42.0513085, -87.6762759
    PIN: 11-18-204-001-0000
  • Local

    Within Local District?: No

    Local Dist Contrib/Non-Contrib?:

    Local Landmark?: Yes

    Year: 1978

    Local Landmark Eligible?:

    Criteria: A5: Exemplify the work of a nationally or internationally known architect, or major local architect or master builder; A9: Be selected for inclusion on the 1972 Illinois Historic Structures Survey.

  • National Register

    NR District Contrib/Non-Contrib:

    Within District?: No

    NR Landmark?: No

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    NR Eligible?: Yes

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    Alternate Address?:

  • General Information

    Category: Institutional - Educational Building

    Condition: Excellent

    Integrity: Excellent

    Current Use: Institutional - Educational Building

    Historic Use: Institutional - Educational Building

    Secondary Structure:

    NR Second:

  • Architectural Description

    Architectural Classification: Classical Revival

    Details: Heavy stone cornice; stone entrance entablature supported by Ionic columns; cornice above entrance with stone pilasters and engaged balcony rails within the parapet; carved stone spandrel panels.

    Construction Year: 1914

    Other Year:

    Date source: Landmark Nomination

    Wall Material (Current): Stone

    Wall Material 2 (Current):

    Plan: Rectangular

    No of Stories: 3 1/2

    Roof Type: Flat

    Roof Material: Undetermined

    Foundation: Stone

    Porch:

    Window Material: Metal

    Window Material 2:

    Window Type: Fixed

    Window Configuration: 1-Jan

    Significance:

    Historic Features: Stone base with heavy cornice engaged with entrance entablature supported by Ionic columns with wide stone steps leading up to a raised main floor. Cornice at entrance volume has carved stone pilasters, with engaged balcony rails within the parapet. Punched windows stacked vertically with carved stone spandrel panels.

    Alterations: Accessible entrance added.

  • Historic Information

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    Building Moved?:

    Moved From:

    Original Owner: Northwestern University

    Original Architect: Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge

    Architect Source: Evanston: 150 Years, 150 Places, Second Edition, Design Evanston, 2013

    Builder:

    Surveyor: Douglas Gilbert, AIA

    Surveyor Organization: The Lakota Group

    Survey Date: 22-Jul-15

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  • Permit/Historic Information

    Current Address: 1881 Sheridan Road

    Old Address:

    Date of Construction: 1914

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